We are delighted to announce the shortlist for The Bath Novel Award 2019, a £2,500 international prize for emerging novelists.
1,343 novels were submitted between December 2018 and June 2019, with a 26 strong longlist announced on June 21st in what has proved to be an exceptionally strong year for manuscripts about family, integrity and love.
2019 Judge Hellie Ogden of Janklow and Nesbit Literary Agency will announce the winner of The Bath Novel Award 2019 at a reception at Bath’s Museum of Architecture on September 19th.
One longlisted writer will also win a place worth £1,800 on Edit your Novel the Professional Way from Cornerstones Literary Consultancy.
The Bath Children’s Novel Award 2019 invites submissions from unpublished and independently published novelists writing for children or young adults.
2019 judge: Lauren Gardner of Bell Lomax Moreton Literary Agency will pick the winning novel from a shortlist chosen by a team of Junior Judges aged from 7 to 17.
£2,500 prize, entries close 17th November 2019, full competition details here